Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Wednesday that Congress certifying President Donald Trump as the winner of the 2020 presidential election would result in a “death spiral” for the United States.
McConnell made his remarks on the Senate floor as the upper chamber began debating an objection to the certification of Arizona’s electoral results.
“If this election were overturned by mere allegations from the losing side, our democracy would enter a death spiral,” he said. “We’d never see our country accept an election again.”
FULL SPEECH: Senate Majority Leader McConnell addresses Electoral College vote count objections on the US Senate floor:
“The voters, the courts, and the states have all spoken. If we overrule them, it would damage our Republic forever.” pic.twitter.com/7ocKoAwHhS
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“We cannot simply declare ourselves a national board of elections on steroids. The voters, the courts, and the